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  • noun Plural form of lovebird.

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Examples

  • If the lovebirds are a bit too twee and chaste (when Nak demands a public display of affection, Mak conceals the kiss behind a newspaper), they make a refreshing change from the "problem" marriages of recent horror films (e.g., VACANCY), for whom the scripted sturm and drang becomes an odd sort of couples therapy.

    Who's that Naking?

  • The bird life was so rich and varied there seemed no end to new kinds, and they lived not in ones and twos but in thousands upon thousands: tiny green-and-yellow parakeets Fee used to call lovebirds, but which the locals called budgerigars; scarlet-and-blue smallish parrots called rosellas; big pale-grey parrots with brilliant purplish-pink breasts, underwings and heads, called galahs; and the great pure white birds with cheeky yellow combs called sulphur-crested cockatoos.

    The Thorn Birds

  • But wedding planners are taking the obsession to new heights as they prepare to face legions of lovebirds a.k.a. commoners looking to emulate the lavish affair.

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  • The two cofounders of the company each called the lovebirds into their offices, with very different results.

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  • A little birdie told Kate Aspen they're called lovebirds because they're affectionate, just like a bride and her groom-to-be.

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  • The crush of paparazzi around the lovebirds was a sight to behold.

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  • I've talked about the effect that story had on my life in my blogs before, but, though it couldn't be called a happy, queer-romantic story by any means, I had my head blown off by the concept that gender roles/expectatoins, etc. are often projected, rather than innate (ie as in how one of the main characters thinks about the "lovebirds" until their same sex-ness is revealed.)

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • About ten minutes later he announced he was abandoning us "lovebirds" to investigate the various offerings of Montauk's more reputable vegetable stands and fishmongers.

    Hi-Ya!

  • About ten minutes later he announced he was abandoning us "lovebirds" to investigate the various offerings of Montauk's more reputable vegetable stands and fishmongers.

    The Beach House

  • She nudged him in a way that suggested all manner of wild creatures, such as lovebirds and storks.

    Question Quest

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